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Lacey Lett is a morning anchor for “Rise and Shine” on KAUT as well as a reporter for KFOR-TV. In addition, Lett produces and reports the foster child series “A Place To Call Home, which has helped dozens of children under DHS find an adoptive home.
Lett has more than a decade of experience in print, radio, television, and advertising.

Lacey graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma Gaylord School of Journalism and Mass Communications in 2006 following a associate degree in Broadcasting from OCCC.

Lett’s past experiences include working as a lifestyle host in Tulsa, co-anchoring a travel show for Oklahoma, working for VH1 and MTV in New York City, hosting radio shows on TheSpyFm.com and 94.7 The Buzz in Oklahoma City as well as hosting an online program called “7 in Seven.”

Lett’s honors include being selected as a Forty under 40 recipient in 2011 as well as a 30/30 NexGen recipient the same year. She was selected by the Senate to help choose the official Oklahoma Rock Song in 2008. In May of 2013, Lett was selected by the University of Oklahoma to visit Bangladesh with a group of Oklahoma colleagues through a media professional exchange program by the U.S. Department of State. In 2013, she was inducted into the Oklahoma City Community College Hall of Fame. In 2017, Lett was awarded the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters award for “A Place to Call Home.”

Life Goal – They change a lot! Meeting Pat Sajak is up there!
Favorite TV Shows – Orange Is The New Black, Wheel of Fortune, Rise and Shine (of course!)
Favorite Car – Jaguar
Happiest moment in my life was…seeing Sir Paul McCartney live in at the concert and marrying my wonderful husband in 2017.
4 notable persons you’d invite to dinner – Bill Murray (it would be the weirdest yet most awesome experience ever), Oprah Winfrey (a conversation about being such a selfless humanitarian), George Harrison (he was such a spiritual person with no limits), Jesus Christ.
Favorite food – sushi and chocolate. (Not together)
Pet – I want an orange tabby cat one day! No animals at the moment.
Knew you wanted to be a reporter when … I was at Southeast High School reading school announcements on a television broadcast around the school.
Best movie of all time – Almost Famous
Hardest part of my job – Seeing the impact tragedies have on families and the community.
Favorite holiday – New Year’s! You have a whole new year ahead of you. It’s a fresh start.
School fight song – Boomer Sooner
My favorite story of all time – I’m sure it’s still to come. I would say hosting the centennial celebration in Guthrie was a priceless experience!
People are surprised when I tell them… my dad was a full-time touring musician (He played George in a Beatles tribute band)
I like to listen to… Indie music and local music.
Favorite Book – Malcolm Gladwell books (What the Dog Saw, Blink, Tipping Point)
I’d jump at the chance to… travel the world in style!
Best part of the day – Sunset. Oklahoma has some of the best sunsets. Such a romantic time of day.
Favorite place to be other than home & work – a good concert.


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